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Southend cultural centre moved from Tilbury docks
9:10am Wednesday 16th May 2012 in Southend
Southend's £3million cultural centre is being moved from Tilbury Docks to its new home on the Pier.
The 200-tonne web of steel, wood and glass is being moved at Tilbury Docks, ready to be winched into place at the end of the pier.
Work on the building has been under way for more than two months, but its off-site construction led many residents to question whether Southend Council would stick to its promises.
When finished, it will be used for public theatre, cultural shows, art exhibitions.
It will be available for private hire for conferences and even weddings.